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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Kenneth Gibson

Scottish National Party

MSP for Cunninghame North (Constituency) 2007 - present day

Former MSP for Glasgow (Region) 1999 - 2003

About Kenneth Gibson

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6536
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Kenneth is a member of 6 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Epilepsy

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Improving Scotland’s Health: 2021 and Beyond

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Life Sciences

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Malawi

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Recreational Boating and Marine Tourism

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Women's Health

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Kenneth has 1 parliamentary and government role

Presiding Officer's Advisory Group

Member

Party Roles

Kenneth does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Kenneth has had 17 previous roles

Previous roles in cross-party groups are not included in this list.

08 June 2016 - 01 September 2020

Local Government and Communities Committee

Member

29 September 2016 - 06 September 2018

Public Audit and Postlegislative Scrutiny Committee

Substitute Member

07 September 2016 - 29 September 2016

Public Audit Committee

Substitute Member

15 June 2011 - 23 March 2016

Conveners Group

Member

25 October 2012 - 23 March 2016

Welfare Reform Committee

Substitute Member

15 June 2011 - 23 March 2016

Finance Committee

Convener

01 June 2011 - 15 June 2011

Finance Committee

Member

02 September 2008 - 22 March 2011

Education Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee

Deputy Convener

26 February 2009 - 05 November 2009

Finance Committee

Substitute Member

26 June 2008 - 02 September 2008

Education Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee

Member

20 June 2007 - 26 June 2008

Local Government and Communities Committee

Deputy Convener

13 June 2007 - 20 June 2007

Local Government and Communities Committee

Member

27 June 2001 - 31 March 2003

Party Spokesperson on Communities

Scottish National Party

19 September 2001 - 31 March 2003

Social Justice Committee

Deputy Convener

09 May 2002 - 05 September 2002

Local Government Committee

Member

06 September 2001 - 19 September 2001

Social Justice Committee

Member

17 June 1999 - 06 September 2001

Local Government Committee

Member

Register of interests

Kenneth's register of interests

MSP's must provide details of their financial interests in the Register of Interests. They make an initial statement on becoming or being returned as an MSP. This is then updated with any changes they provide.

Here is the register for Kenneth Gibson. The date of their initial statement was 18 May 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

From 11 to 14 October 2018 I travelled to the Faroe Islands as a guest of the Party for People's Government to address a conference on self-determination. My flight from Copenhagen to Vagar, three nights in a hotel, meals in the Faroes and some transport was paid by the Party for People's Government (a pollical party of Medlemssekretær (TJ), Christiansborg, DK-1240 København K, Danmark). The cost of the trip to the Party for People's Government was around £1,000. I paid for my flights from Edinburgh to and from Copenhagen and incidentals such as airport parking, meals in transit and some transport in the Faroe lslands. [Registered 24 October 2018]

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

I own a flat in Glasgow with a market value of between £150,001 and £200,000 from which I receive gross annual income of between £5,001 and £10,000 but with a loss of around £1,000 to £2,000 per annum.

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

No registrable interests

Recent Activity

What was said

What Kenneth Gibson has said in Parliament

These are the official transcripts of what was said by this MSP in the chamber and at committee meetings. You'll find the topic discussed and how many times this MSP has contributed to the discussion.

Votes

How Kenneth Gibson has voted in Parliament

Find out how Kenneth Gibson has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-22803

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Result 108 for, 6 against, 15 abstained

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-22780

Prioritising Education Over Independence

Submitted by: Jamie Greene, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, September 21, 2020

Supported by: Michelle Ballantyne
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Result 64 for, 35 against, 30 abstained

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-22780.3

Prioritising Education Over Independence

Submitted by: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Supported by: Richard Lochhead, Michael Russell, Maree Todd
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Result 65 for, 55 against, 9 abstained

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-22800

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Result 114 for, 1 against, 14 abstained

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-22731

Employment Support

Submitted by: Jamie Hepburn, Cumbernauld and Kilsyth, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Supported by: Fiona Hyslop, Ivan McKee
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, September 17, 2020

Result 89 for, 28 against, 12 abstained

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

Motions made by Kenneth Gibson in Parliament

Find out what motions Kenneth Gibson has submitted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-22815

Congratulations to Ayrshire Children’s Services

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-22492

2,500th Anniversary of the Sacrifice of the ‘300’ at Thermopylae

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-22397

Horrific Explosion in Beirut, Lebanon

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-22374

Time to Abolish the Bloated House of Lords

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-22353

Pride Youth Games, Largs 2021

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Written questions

Written questions Kenneth Gibson has submitted in Parliament

These are the questions that this MSP has asked the Scottish Government about its work. It also includes any answer to these questions.

S5W-31989 - Unanswered

23 September 2020

Gibson, Kenneth: "To ask the Scottish Government what action it has taken to progress Article 17 of the common fisheries policy."

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S5W-31990 - Unanswered

23 September 2020

Gibson, Kenneth: "To ask the Scottish Government whether it considers that the UK Fisheries Bill as currently drafted will provide sufficient powers to Scottish ministers to allow the redistribution of fishing opportunities to those who deliver best social, economic and environmental benefit."

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S5O-04645 - Unanswered

23 September 2020

Gibson, Kenneth: "To ask the Scottish Government whether it has concerns that it could face a budget shortfall this financial year as a direct result of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic."

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S5O-04645 - Unanswered

23 September 2020

Gibson, Kenneth: "To ask the Scottish Government whether it has concerns that it could face a budget shortfall this financial year as a direct result of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic."

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S5W-31539 - Answered

02 September 2020

Gibson, Kenneth: "To ask the Scottish Government where it proposes to locate its national network of tech scalers, in light of the commitment in its Programme for Government to multi-year, multi-million pound investment, as suggested in the Logan Review."

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